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Riders lost in the Himalayas

The Pir Panjal is a mountain range situated in the western part of the Lesser Himalayas extending from the east-southeast to west-northwest across the border of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. The sights are awesome: lofty peaks rising to the heights of up to 4,000 meters above the sea level, swift-flowing streams and deep-set valleys overgrown with cedars and scattered tiny houses surrounded by little fields. In June 2017, this was the site of a Russian-Indian archaeological expedition launched...

Modified: 15.05.2018
archeology , Lesser Himalayas , Jammu and Kashmir , stone sculptures , Hephthalites (Ephthalites) , Hunas (Xiongnu) , Alchon Huns , laser scanning , cloud of points , 3D object model , virtual reconstruction , interactive application
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Mysterious Artefacts from archaeological sites and ethnographic complexes of the north of West Siberia

Archaeology and ethnography are for romantics, who get an opportunity to explore something unusual, unique and hitherto unknown. Such finds are often only fragments of long-lost artefacts and are full of riddles and mysterious meanings hidden from an archaeologist or an ethnographer, who are able to solve them relying on their knowledge, experience and intuition, and sometimes restraining their wild imagination Several years ago, a massive plate forged of white bronze was found in the north of...

Modified: 26.04.2016
mysteries , archeology , ryton , ethnography , Khanty , religion , worldview , Siberia
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